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Itinerary
Your 2.5-hour guided tour of historic Savannah begins downtown, where you'll meet your trolley and guide. Hear all about Paula Deen’s rags-to-riches story from catering business owner to world-famous celebrity chef with her own cookbook line and TV show. Pass key locations that played a role in her career, including the first home she lived in after moving to Savannah in 1989 with two young sons.

After admiring some of Savannah's pretty neighborhoods, enjoy exclusive access and VIP seating at Dean's celebrated restaurant, Lady & Sons. Feast on a Southern buffet dinner featuring a salad bar and specials of the day, which may included fried chicken, pulled pork, collard greens, mashed potatoes or corn bread stuffing. After topping off your meal with a decadent dessert, you can visit the gift shop and snap a photo with a life-size cutout of Paula Deen.

Your Savannah adventure ends with a trolley ride back to the tour's starting point.
Locations visited
Mercer Williams House Museum
Savannah Historic District
Old Town Trolley Tours of Savannah
Overview
If you're a fan of the outspoken queen of Southern cuisine, Paula Deen, you won't want to miss this  2.5-hour Savannah tour. Take a trolley around town to hear about the celebrity chef's rise to fame while your guide points out key sites related to her career. Then it's time for a delicious buffet dinner with VIP seating at Paula Deen's famous restaurant, Lady & Sons, where you'll enjoy delicious comfort food.
Highlights
  • 2.5-hour Paula Deen–themed tour of Savannah with dinner at Lady & Sons
  • Take a trolley tour around Savannah to see places where Paula Deen developed her cooking career
  • Learn how Paula Deen built her business from a small catering company into a nationally known cooking empire
  • See Savannah’s beautiful historic district
  • Feast on a delicious Southern buffet dinner that includes Deen’s favorite recipes
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Tour!

Paula Deen tour is excellent. You get to see most of the city and the best parts. It's great to hear the story of a real hardworking American that made it without freebies, just hard-work. Drivers are friendly and the restaurant atmosphere to finish the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The trolley ride was informative and ended with a great buffet

We took the trolley ride since it was a sure way to get to visit and eat there. The trolley ride attendant (Brenda) was the best and provided history of Paula's rise in the business world. Also, Brenda knows Paula personally and adores her as...More

2  Thank jwillfl
Reviewed 27 June 2018
Tour and food were good, not great

All the Paula Dean lovers out there are going to hate me but here goes. We took the trolley tour along with the dinner at Paula Deans. I must say both were just ok at best. Our tour was not what we had expected. It...More

8  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 19 June 2018
Nice if you like Paula Deen...which we do!

Our bus driver and guide knew a lot about Paula Deen and Savannah and our tour sprinkled a bit of both ending with a very good buffet meal at Lady and Son Restaurant. The food was homestyle buffet which was OK and the service was...More

5  Thank srobby
Reviewed 7 May 2018
Tour was great. Our guide, Joycee was wonderful and knowledgeable,

We had a great tour learning details of Paula Deen's life. Dinner at Lady and Son's was very good. It takes about 3 hours for the tour and the dinner so be ready to spend the evening, Well worth it. :)

2  Thank Jerri H
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